AKM Zamir Uddin | The Daily Star
  • AKM Zamir Uddin

  • Agriculture loan interest rate

    Loans for farmers to be cheaper

    The central bank has moved to slash the lending rate on farm loans by one percentage point to 8 percent as most banks have cut the
  • Trade deficit rises 12pc in July

    Trade deficit jumped 12.14 percent in July in continuation of the trend seen throughout last fiscal year on the back of higher import payments against slow exports.
  • 13 banks face Tk 10,971cr provision deficit

    Thirteen banks faced a combined provisioning shortfall of Tk 10,971 crore in the second quarter of 2018 which not only exposed their worsening financial health but also raised the possibility of lending rate hike.
  • Bangladesh Banks' default loans

    Banks' toxic loans rise 20pc in six months

    Banks' nonperforming loans rose by 20.23 percent, or Tk 15,037 crore, in the six months to June this year owing to poor lending
  • Bangladesh Private sector credit growth

    Private credit growth hits 18-month low

    Private sector credit growth dropped to an 18-month low of 15.87 percent in July, as banks have adopted a “go slow” policy for loan disbursement to comply with the central bank's newly set loan-deposit ratio.